Regulatory Coordinator

Salary:  $76,960 – $115,440 annually


Location:  Fort Worth, TX



Position Summary:

Supports in the monitoring of existing State and Federal regulatory programs with a special emphasis on all necessary environmental permits for TRWD projects, including construction and water rights Develops strategies to facilitate the acquisition of these permits. Prepares for the acquisition of any necessary permits to support TRWD.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Excellent organization, writing, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals, groups and units of government
  • Ability to communicate effectively with outside contacts and the reasoning to represent TRWD accurately
  • Monitoring the existing environmental permits for TRWD resources and projects
  • Support the coordination with Federal, State and local regulatory agencies to ensure TRWD program/project compliance with applicable guidance
  • Support the coordination of all TRWD Divisions to ensure that necessary construction and water rights permits are planned for and acquired in a timely manner
  • Identify environmental risks, develop and maintain district environmental programs and processes to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations
  • Coordinate and participate with TRWD Environmental and Central City staff on the development administration and compliance with TRWD Stormwater Permitting Program
  • Review TRWD environmental and regulatory reporting and verify the quality of final submittals to government agencies for TRWD projects
  • Provide oversight on environmental and regulatory compliance inspections and perform routine field assessments/audits of routine and non-routine work activities
  • Monitor and report to TRWD management regarding upcoming changes to regulatory programs of importance to TRWD
  • Monitor and assist in the evaluation of impacts to TRWD resources from waste water and industrial discharges, permitted by TCEQ
  • Work with TRWD Environmental staff to monitor for compliance for MS4 permit
  • Budget preparation for areas related to work responsibilities
  • Act as TRWD representative to local, state and federal entities as well as other environmental groups
  • Maintain familiarity with strategic District levels of service
  • Continuous improvement monitoring and innovation efforts
  • Perform other duties as required


Required Experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience in Environmental Programs Management or Regulatory Management
  • Advanced knowledge of water industry practices, environmental and regulatory standards, and compliance


Desired Experience:

  • None


Required Education/Certification/License:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Environmental Science, Engineering or related field
  • Valid Texas driver’s license


Desired Education/Certification/License:

  • Master’s degree in related environmental field


Success Factors/Job Competencies:

  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behavior
  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Independence — Job requires developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee typically resides within an office or cubicle and may have occasional field work that will expose the employee to weather conditions prevalent at the time


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Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 550.40 550.00 0.40
Benbrook 697.50 694.00 3.50
Bridgeport 824.05 836.00 -11.95
Cedar Creek 322.01 322.00 0.01
Eagle Mountain 648.98 649.10 -0.12
Lake Worth 591.88 594.00 -2.12
Richland-Chambers 315.35 315.00 0.35
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

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